Covid-19 is probably the most challenging time many of us have ever experienced. However, this crisis has opened the door to new ways of doing things. The RSE’s Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission aims to support a better future for Scotland and to build a fairer and more resilient society, through addressing both immediate challenges and longer-term policy and practice questions.
What does a resilient Scotland look like and what threats and challenges does Scotland face in the future? How do we prepare for this?Learn More
What does Covid teach us about how data, evidence and science is accessed, used and communicated by Governments? How can we use this learning to enhance Scotland’s ability to effectively use data, evidence and science?Learn More
What can we learn in terms of practices, approaches and outcomes of those delivering person-centred public service across Scotland? What change is possible in the near future?Learn More
How have the public been informed and engaged in Scotland’s Covid-19 experience? How do we build on this experience to improve the quality of public debate and increase the impact of public participation in decision making ?Learn More
Latest from the Info Hub
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Rural reflections on the Covid pandemic
How has Covid-19 affected rural communities, and what kinds of challenges does the agricultural industry now face?
By Professor Lee Innes MBE FRSE
Invited perspective: Holding/ Holding on
Active listening and theatre; a creative inquiry for National Theatre Scotland on ‘Care in Contemporary Scotland’
By Nicola McCartney
Calling all curious minds
The RSE's summer events programme will make us consider the world around us, with a strand of events focussed on Covid-19.
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The challenges of advising on a pandemic
A written, spoken and visual introduction to the challenges of providing scientific advice during the Covid-19 crisis.
By Professor Maggie Gill OBE FRSE
Inclusive services: people-centred support
Ellie Hutchinson has spent the last few months making films with users and facilitators of people-centred community support and services
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We are keen to learn from the experiences of people of Scotland and to hear your ideas about building a better Scotland post-Covid. The workstrands will also be creating opportunities for people to share their experience, and contribute to the work of the Commission. If you have ideas you would like to share with the Commission, please get in touch.Learn more